Please watch this short animation if you are thinking about intrauterine contraception. It will give you a good idea of what is involved and answers many questions you may have.
If you would like us to fit an IUS (IntraUterine System, which works by releasing a small amount of hormone) or IUD (IntraUterine Device, which works by being made of copper), we will ask you to have watched the video and explored these IUS and IUD links.
If you are having an IUD fitted as Emergency contraception, we would still like you to look at both the video and the factsheet below but the rules regarding unprotected sex before fitting are different and will be addressed with you during your assessment.
‘One stop’ IUS/IUD fitting service
Most women wishing to have an IUS or IUD fitted can do so with one visit to
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When you are ready to proceed please ring us on 01752 431124 and ask for a ‘
You may be assessed as unsuitable for one stop service after we have spoken to you
Your GP may also provide this service and you may prefer to make an appointment with them.
There is new expert advice that these devices are safe to stay in place and remain effective for one year beyond their expiry date – please call us to discuss options with us